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- Swart, W.J., et al. Show all 3 Authors
- Plant disease 2003 v.87 no.7 pp. 874
- Athelia rolfsii; Hibiscus cannabinus; agar; cellulosic fibers; container-grown plants; control methods; cultivars; disease control; fiber quality; fungi; greenhouses; kenaf; malt extract; mycelium; new geographic records; pathogenicity; pathogens; plant pathology; planting; sclerotia; stems; surveys; testing; wilting; Cuba; El Salvador; South Africa
- ... Kenaf, Hibiscus cannabinus L. (Malvaceae), is being planted commercially in South Africa for the high quality cellulose fibers that it produces. In a January 2001 survey of 3-month-old kenaf plants grown from seed in experimental plots near Rustenburg, Northwest Province, 30% of plants were observed with severe wilting. Stems at ground level of all infected plants had sunken tan lesions, white myc ...